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Macron on Trump suggestion to leave EU: ‘You can imagine my response’

The US president offered a better trade deal for France than with the rest of the EU.

  • Andrew Gray
  • Politico

French President Emmanuel Macron said Friday he would not comment directly on a report that Donald Trump suggested France leave the EU — but his commitment to Europe made clear what his response would have been.

French President Emmanuel Macron gestures as he visits France's national football team players in Clairefontaine-en-Yvelines, southwest of Paris, on June 5, 2018, during the squad's preparations for the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia. - France's players are in Clairefontaine-en-Yvelines as part of the team's preparation for the upcoming FIFA Football World Cup 2018 in Russia. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP) (Photo credit should read FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)
French President Emmanuel Macron gestures as he visits France’s national football team players in Clairefontaine-en-Yvelines, southwest of Paris, on June 5, 2018, during the squad’s preparations for the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia. – France’s players are in Clairefontaine-en-Yvelines as part of the team’s preparation for the upcoming FIFA Football World Cup 2018 in Russia. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP) (Photo credit should read FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

Back in April, Trump proposed to Macron that France leave the EU, the Washington Post reported, citing two European officials, and said that if Paris left the bloc, it would win a bilateral trade deal superior to what the EU gets as a…

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